• Odd characters

    From Nelgin@VERT/EOTLBBS to digital man on Mon Apr 3 10:59:40 2023
    Why am I seeing these odd characters in emails from the internet?

    https://pasteboard.co/1Sc9UZ8amyr9.png

    Thanks,
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  • From Digital Man@VERT to Nelgin on Mon Apr 3 10:04:58 2023
    Re: Odd characters
    By: Nelgin to digital man on Mon Apr 03 2023 10:59 am

    Why am I seeing these odd characters in emails from the internet?

    https://pasteboard.co/1Sc9UZ8amyr9.png

    Those are (most likely) UTF-8 encoded apostrophes. It sounds like the message wasn't MIME-encoded maybe? Or whatever you're using to view the message is doing something wrong with MIME-encoded messages? Or there's a bug in smblib?

    More information, like a dump of all the message headers, or the original full message source dumped using smbutil, would be helpful.
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